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Microcystis chroococcoidea West & G.S.West

Publication details
Microcystis chroococcoidea West & G.S.West 1911: 296, pl. XXVI: figs 107-114

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1911). Part VII. Freshwater algae. In: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-9. Vol. 1 Biology. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 264-298.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Microcystis is Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 204) lists this species as an "Unrevised species"

The original authors note that it "might equally well be named 'Chroococcus microcystoidea." - (10 Jul 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Green Lake, Cape Royds, Antarctica. (West & West 1911: 296).

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Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

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Verified by: 10 July 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 July 2019.

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